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Science Events in New York City: 27 August — 2 September

The New York City science calendar is a little light this week. No doubt everyone wants to make the most of the last weeks of summer; however, with September right around the corner, New York universities, museums, and other organizations are gearing up for a great fall season of science events. For now, however, take the opportunities this week to learn a little bit about the night sky.  Read more

Science Events in New York City: 28 May — 3 June

This week is the World Science Festival in New York City. If, like me, you took a look at the schedule a few weeks ago and saw that all of your favorite events were sold out, look again. Several new salon-style events were recently added and there are still tickets available for plenty of events and several free events this weekend. Here’s a list of some of the upcoming WSF events around the city as well as other science-y events this week.  Read more

NYC Wildflower Week: 12 — 20 May

NYC Wildflower Week: 12 — 20 May

New York City may not conjure up ideas of wildlife and wilderness, but even though concrete and skyscrapers do abound, there are still opportunities for nature enthusiasts to experience the out-of-doors, and what better way to do so than through one of the events for NYC Wildflower Week? This week, several conservationists, biologists, gardeners, and just interested New Yorkers will present over 30 events to showcase New York City’s 53,000 acres of open space and 778 native plant species. Events are taking place in all five boroughs. Check out the Greenbelt Native Plant Center, the only municipal native plant nursery in the country, in Staten Island, take a tour of the Queens Botanical Garden or the New York Botanical Gardenin the Bronx.  Read more